December 4, 2016

How To Become A Special Effects Artist

Special effects make entertainment come alive. What would your favorite films, TV shows, or video games be like without special effects? Special effects, illusions, and tricks play a major role in how events and stories are presented and perceived. If you enjoy 3-D environments, out of this world characters, and wildly explosive action scenes, then maybe you […]

June 12, 2014

Working With Fireworks

It’s less than 4 weeks until the 4th of July. That means it’s time for fireworks! Are you ready? People have enjoyed fireworks for over 1,000 years. Everyone enjoys watching as fireworks light up the night sky with brilliant displays of colorful explosives. It’s mesmerizing to watch a flawless fireworks display, but it’s even more […]

June 30, 2010

Pyrotechnic Work for Independence Day

With the 4th of July right around the corner, it seems like the perfect time to talk about everyone’s favorite Independence Day job. No, I don’t mean the apple pie baker! I’m talking about the pyrotechnic jobs. Everyone loves fireworks on the 4th of July, but what do you know about the person responsible for […]

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